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Employment | ‘Law with Lunch’ Webinar Series | 28 June 2022

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Our Employment ‘<strong>Law with Lunch</strong>’ webinar series of bitesize, lunchtime talks covering the legal issues of the moment are not to be missed.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="tuesday-5th-april-2022-12-30-pm-zoom-webinar"><strong>Thursday, 28th June 2022, 12.30 PM, ZOOM WEBINAR</strong> </h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Barristers and employment specialists <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/barristers/sophie-firth" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Sophie Firth</a> </strong>and <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/paul-sangha/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Paul Sangha</a></strong> take a whistle-stop tour of the key employment decisions of the last 6 months.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="cru-how-it-works-what-benefits-are-offsetable-against-what-damages-common-misconceptions">Employment Case Law Update</h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">--0--</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"left"} --> <p class="has-text-align-left">From the latest procedural tips, these sessions are ideal for busy practitioners who want to enjoy their lunch break while updating their legal knowledge.&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>These events are free, and we expect them to be popular, please book early to avoid disappointment. </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>For further enquiries or to register, please email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Parklane Plowden continue to show support for Headway, May 2022

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>PLP are committed and continue to support <strong><a href="https://www.headway.org.uk/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Headway</a></strong> <strong>– a charity which supports life after brain injury</strong>&nbsp;–via Corporate membership. This association helping brain injury survivors and their families following a traumatic event in their lives. </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>PLP team are involved in many initiatives raising funds for families and patients supported by this charity and raising awareness. This year, we're supporting the cause in style, we convinced our pets to sport the hats and the below fun video came out showcasing all those who volunteered and those who tried.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:media-text {"mediaId":5699,"mediaLink":"https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/hats-for-headway-final-2022/","mediaType":"video"} --> <div class="wp-block-media-text alignwide is-stacked-on-mobile"><figure class="wp-block-media-text__media"><video controls src="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/app/uploads/2022/05/Hats-for-Headway-Final-2022.mp4"></video></figure><div class="wp-block-media-text__content"><!-- wp:paragraph {"placeholder":"Content…","fontSize":"large"} --> <p class="has-large-font-size"></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --></div></div> <!-- /wp:media-text --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><sub>Music credit: jump-jive-all-good-folks-main-version-01-12-678 (https://uppbeat.io/track/all-good-folks/jump-jive)</sub></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"level":3} --> <h3>To make a donation!</h3> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>To make a quick, easy donation of £5, £10 or £20:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:list --> <ul><li>Text HFHW5 to 70085</li><li>Text HFHW10 to 70085</li><li>Text HFHW20 to 70085</li></ul> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Find out more on how PLP support clients with access to justice on this <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/helping-support-clients-with-access-to-justice/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">page</a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Probate and Trusts Conference | 7 July 2022 🗓 🗺

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Parklane Plowden invite you to the Probate and Trusts Conference at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Join the Probate, Inheritance &amp; Trusts Team for an afternoon of updates and information.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Speakers and Topics</strong></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:list --> <ul><li><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/sarah-harrison/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Sarah Harrison</strong></a>: “Estates and Partnerships : Wading through the minefield”</li><li><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/anna-metcalfe/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Anna Metcalfe</strong></a>: “If I could turn back time : Setting aside trusts on the grounds of mistake”</li><li><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/stuart-roberts/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Stuart Roberts</strong></a>: “The taxation of trusts : Issues and pitfalls”</li><li><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/nicola-phillipson-tep/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Nicola Phillipson TEP</strong></a>: “Practical problems (and solutions) surrounding disputes over a body”</li></ul> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Timing</strong>: </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>12:00 - 16:30 - Details to be shared soon.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Venue</strong>:</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Queens+Hotel/@53.795931,-1.5476451,15z/data=!4m8!3m7!1s0x0:0xe41574b975130e8e!5m2!4m1!1i2!8m2!3d53.7959661!4d-1.5476426" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">The Queens Hotel</a><br>City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"level":5} --> <h5><strong><a href="http://lexlinks.parklaneplowden.co.uk/doForm.aspx?a=0xF15D4A97E0E04123&amp;d=0x49EB4C9596DBE1A5^0xBDC0B87423493533|0x40F3E49C83A12815^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|0xF1B146662D144B75^0x8A1CDD2DB76555E3|0x9CB58EF48012E032^0xD8308F12F70EAA36|0xA14B30AADF25AF0D^0x4538EA01547C6D9520542FC6B6F63C93|0x43D48F22BB6859DF^0xD8308F12F70EAA36|0xD52134AC788FF0FE^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Register here for the Probate and Trusts Conference</a>.</strong></h5> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Find out more about our Probate, Inheritance &amp; Trusts Team on this <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/expertise/probate-inheritance-trusts-barristers/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">page</a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>For further details please emails&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Clinical Negligence &#038; Personal Injury | ‘Law with Lunch’ Webinar Series | June 2022

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Our ‘Law with Lunch’ webinar series in June of bitesize, lunchtime talks returns with Parklane Plowden's award-winning personal injury team to bring you updates covering the legal issues of the moment.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="tuesday-22nd-march-2022-12-30-pm-zoom-webinar"><strong><strong>Thursday, 9<sup>th</sup> June 2022</strong>, <strong>12.30 pm, Zoom webinar</strong></strong></h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Barrister and clinical negligence specialist <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/justin-crossley/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Andrew Axon</strong></a> will discuss&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="section-33-know-your-limitations"><strong><strong><strong>Material Contribution, the evolving Caselaw</strong></strong></strong></h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Presenting a comprehensive review of the law of Material Contribution, the evolving caselaw and how it applies to Clinical Negligence Litigation.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">--0--</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="tuesday-22nd-march-2022-12-30-pm-zoom-webinar"><strong><strong>Thursday, 30<sup>th</sup> June 2022</strong>, <strong>12.30 pm, Zoom webinar</strong></strong></h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Personal Injury barristers <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/bethan-davies/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Bethan Davies</strong></a> and <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/may-martin/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>May Martin</strong></a> will discuss&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="section-33-know-your-limitations"><strong><strong><strong>Personal Injury Case Law Update</strong></strong></strong></h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Highlight the key recent developments in the personal injury case law. The webinar will ensure that practitioners are up to speed with legal developments and will include a discussion of <em>Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust</em>, H<em>o v Adelekun</em>, and <em>Hughes v Rattan</em>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">--0--</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>From the latest procedural tips, these sessions are ideal for busy practitioners who want to enjoy their lunch break while updating their legal knowledge.&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>These events are free, and we expect them to be popular, please book early to avoid disappointment.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>For further enquiries or to register, please email <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a></span></strong></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Inquests Grandstand Event | 15 September 2022 🗓 🗺

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Parklane Plowden's Inquests Grandstand Event featuring guest speaker Deputy Chief Coroner, Derek Winter, is scheduled on the 15<sup>th</sup> September 2022. This is a hybrid event, so you can register to attend online or in-person at a venue (TBC) in Newcastle.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>This event provides seminars covering a range of topics and updates led by Parklane Plowden Chambers' team of Inquests specialists. A downloadable delegate pack will be made available to attendees prior to the event. The pack will include a case law update&nbsp;provided by&nbsp;<a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/barristers/abigail-telford" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Abigail Telford</strong></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/barristers/megan-crowther" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Megan Crowther</strong></a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Our&nbsp;barristers have substantial experience of representing a broad range of interested persons at inquests and public inquiries. They have a proven track record of handling complex and high-profile cases concerning deaths arising in a variety of circumstances and settings. From deaths in custody, to those arising in care homes and other institutions, the wealth of expertise available to bereaved families and corporate bodies is second to none.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><em>This event is being delivered alongside the newly founded PLP Foundation,&nbsp;created to support local charities and social causes. We invite attendees to make&nbsp;voluntary donations, which&nbsp;will be donated to&nbsp;<a href="https://children-ne.org.uk/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Children North East</a>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<a href="https://charliewaller.org/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Charlie Waller Trust</a>&nbsp;on behalf of the PLP Foundation.</em></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Programme</strong></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>13:30 - Arrival and Registration</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>13:45 - Welcome and Introduction <br>By <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/leila-benyounes/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Leila Benyounes</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/georgina-nolan/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Georgina Nolan</a></strong>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>14:00 - 15:00: <strong>Recent Changes in the Coronial Service</strong><br>By<strong> Derek Winter</strong>, Deputy Chief Coroner and Senior Coroner for Sunderland</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>15:00 - 15:45: <strong>Article 2 and Inquests</strong><br>By <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/leila-benyounes/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Leila Benyounes</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/richard-copnall/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Richard Copnall</a></strong>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>15:45 Tea Break</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>16:00 - 16:45: <strong>Inquest Top Tips: a practical guide to getting the most out of an inquest</strong><br>By <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/georgina-nolan/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Georgina Nolan</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/bronia-hartley/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Bronia Hartley</a></strong>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>16:45 - 17:15: <strong>Inquest Costs and Funding</strong><br>By <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/tom-semple/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Tom Semple</a></strong>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>17:15 - Questions/Closing Remarks</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>17:30 - Social</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"level":5} --> <h5><strong><a href="http://lexlinks.parklaneplowden.co.uk/doForm.aspx?a=0xF15D4A97E0E04123&amp;d=0x49EB4C9596DBE1A5^0xBDC0B87423493533|0x40F3E49C83A12815^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|0xF1B146662D144B75^0x8A1CDD2DB76555E3|0x9CB58EF48012E032^0x73E9338657DBD6BE|0xA14B30AADF25AF0D^0x4538EA01547C6D9520542FC6B6F63C93|0x43D48F22BB6859DF^0x73E9338657DBD6BE|0xD52134AC788FF0FE^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Register for the Inquests Team Grandstand</a></strong> <strong><a href="http://lexlinks.parklaneplowden.co.uk/doForm.aspx?a=0xF15D4A97E0E04123&amp;d=0x49EB4C9596DBE1A5^0xBDC0B87423493533|0x40F3E49C83A12815^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|0xF1B146662D144B75^0x8A1CDD2DB76555E3|0x9CB58EF48012E032^0x73E9338657DBD6BE|0xA14B30AADF25AF0D^0x4538EA01547C6D9520542FC6B6F63C93|0x43D48F22BB6859DF^0x73E9338657DBD6BE|0xD52134AC788FF0FE^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Event</a>.</strong></h5> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Find out more about our Inquests and Inquiries team on this <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/expertise/inquests-inquiries-barristers/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">page</a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>For further enquiries please email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a>&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Employment | ‘Law with Lunch’ Webinar Series | 24 May 2022

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Our Employment ‘<strong>Law with Lunch</strong>’ webinar series of bitesize, lunchtime talks covering the legal issues of the moment are not to be missed.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="tuesday-5th-april-2022-12-30-pm-zoom-webinar"><strong>Thursday, 24th May 2022, 12.30 PM, ZOOM WEBINAR</strong>&nbsp;</h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">Barristers and employment specialists&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/gareth-price/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Gareth Price</a></strong> and <strong><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/may-martin/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">May Martin</a></strong> will offer practical tips on how and where to gain an advantage when litigating within the Employment Tribunal. The talk will cover common scenarios facing employment lawyers, whether acting for claimants or respondents, and offer practical guidance to gain an edge throughout the proceedings.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"textAlign":"center","level":4} --> <h4 class="has-text-align-center" id="cru-how-it-works-what-benefits-are-offsetable-against-what-damages-common-misconceptions">Top tips for litigating in the Employment Tribunal</h4> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"center"} --> <p class="has-text-align-center">--0--</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"left"} --> <p class="has-text-align-left">From the latest procedural tips, these sessions are ideal for busy practitioners who want to enjoy their lunch break while updating their legal knowledge.&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>These events are free, and we expect them to be popular, please book early to avoid disappointment. </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>For further enquiries or to register, please email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Family: Childcare Conference 24 June 2022 🗺

<!-- wp:paragraph {"align":"left"} --> <p class="has-text-align-left">Parklane Plowden invite you to our Family: Childcare Conference at the Queens Hotel, Leeds. Join us for a conference with specialist keynote speakers followed by a Q&amp;A panel with PLP barristers and local experts.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Keynote Speakers and Topics</strong></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:group --> <div class="wp-block-group"><!-- wp:list --> <ul><li><a href="https://www.familylaw.co.uk/authors/dr-kate-hellin" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Dr Kate Hellin</strong></a>:&nbsp;A psychologist's perspective on trauma, personality disorders &amp; engaging parents within the family justice system.</li></ul> <!-- /wp:list --> <!-- wp:list --> <ul><li><a href="https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/lee-sobo-allen/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><strong>Lee Sobo-Allen</strong></a>:&nbsp;A social work perspective on how to engage father’s in the family justice system.</li></ul> <!-- /wp:list --></div> <!-- /wp:group --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Timing</strong>: </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>12:30 - 16:30 - Details to be shared soon.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Venue</strong>: </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Queens+Hotel/@53.795931,-1.5476451,15z/data=!4m8!3m7!1s0x0:0xe41574b975130e8e!5m2!4m1!1i2!8m2!3d53.795931!4d-1.5476451" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">The Queens Hotel</a><br>City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><strong>Registration Fees</strong>: </p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>£45 +vat includes lunch and CPD point (points TBC)</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:heading {"level":5} --> <h5><a href="http://lexlinks.parklaneplowden.co.uk/doForm.aspx?a=0xF15D4A97E0E04123&amp;d=0x49EB4C9596DBE1A5^0xBDC0B87423493533|0x40F3E49C83A12815^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|0xF1B146662D144B75^0x8A1CDD2DB76555E3|0x9CB58EF48012E032^0x943D1A380C387B9F|0xA14B30AADF25AF0D^0x4538EA01547C6D9520542FC6B6F63C93|0x43D48F22BB6859DF^0x943D1A380C387B9F|0xD52134AC788FF0FE^0xAF1BA1DD83354AE1|" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Register for Friday, 24 June 2022 Conference</a></h5> <!-- /wp:heading --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Find out more about our Family Children team on this <a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/expertise/family-children-barristers/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">page</a>.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>For more details or enquiries please email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@parklaneplowden.co.uk">events@parklaneplowden.co.uk</a></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->

Coroner finds neglect after Carlisle hospital twice fails to diagnose obstruction of the small bowel

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/georgina-nolan/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Georgina Nolan</a> represented the family of Frances Richardson, a sixty eight year old who died after staff at Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle twice failed to diagnose an obstruction of the small bowel. At an inquest in Cockermouth, coroner Dr Nicholas Shaw concluded that Mrs Richardson’s death was as a result of natural causes contributed to by neglect.<br>The inquest heard that Mrs Richardson had a lump in her stomach for four to six weeks and had been vomiting. Her GP said it was a hernia and referred her to hospital for a CT scan. Despite the CT scan suggesting an obstruction of the small bowel Mrs Richardson was discharged home and told the hernia would be repaired in the next few months. She became more unwell and returned to hospital four<br>days later where again the bowel obstruction was not identified. She died the following day having suffered a cardiac arrest. The coroner Dr Shaw found that had Mrs Richardson’s condition been recognised she would have been taken to theatre and successfully treated. He found that there were gross failings in the management of her case and entered a conclusion of natural causes contributed to by neglect.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Read more on the case at <a href="https://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/20097247.carlisle-hospital-staff-failed-correctly-diagnose-woman-inquest-hears/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">www.timesandstar.co.uk</a></p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p><a href="https://www.parklaneplowden.co.uk/our-barristers/georgina-nolan/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Georgina Nolan</a> has over fifteen years’ experience representing families, commercial and healthcare organisations, government departments and local authorities in inquests particularly high profile, Article 2 and jury inquests. She is joint head of Parklane Plowden’s inquests team and sits as an Assistant Coroner in Newcastle and Northumberland.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->